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Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Coos County officials urge tobacco users to quit smoking
April blood drives seek to help in COVID-19 fight
Coos County Commissioners ban temporary stays for tourists
Oregon newspapers stop printing, cut jobs and hours
Can't pay rent? Here's what Oregonians can expect
Delivery dog offers curbside wine pickup
Wimbledon is cancelled for the first time since World War II
British American Tobacco claims it has developed a coronavirus vaccine
Wild animals return to popular Mexican beach resorts
Evidence of ancient rainforests found in Antarctica
20 food combos that prevent common colds
Malaysia: Don't nag your husband during lockdown
Convicted felon busted for coughing "prank" at Walmart
Mongo's Amazon product of the day

2020 fishing regulations        Shellfish        Crabbing guide        Disaster Preparedness
Earthquake safety      Shoreline Education      Riverview Kennels      Scenic Byway      South Slough
Labyrinths      Coral Sea Scuba       Space Station       MychalsMyrtle
South Coast Striders      Coquille River chart      World Famous Langlois      German Shepherds
Coffee Break      Western World      South Coast Shopper      The Ducque      Egyptian Theatre
Coos Boat Tours      Community Garden      NW webcams      Bicycles      Bandon events      Speedway
Mt. Ashland webcam     Museum     Port of Bandon     Medical Loan Closet     Ten day weather forecast
Go Wild Rivers Coast      Gorse Action Group      Library      Northwest hiker      Thomas Hill
Coquille River Water Trail      City limits/zoning map      Zoning rules      Coos County parcel search map
Wheelhouse menu      Billy Smoothboars menu      Edgewaters menu      Alloro Wine Bar menu
Bandon Bait menu      Tony's Crab Shack menu      Bandon Fish Market menu      Lord Bennetts menu     
Bandon Brewing menu      A Little Bite menu      Face Rock Creamery menu      Bandon Pizza menu     
Bandon Baking Co. menu      Bandon Coffee Cafe menu      Asian Garden menu      Arcade Tavern menu     
Foley's Irish Pub menu      The Loft menu      Angelo's Italy menu      Broken Anchor menu     
Shoestring Cafe menu      Lloyd's menu      Asian Garden menu      Rancho Viejo menu      La Fiesta menu     

Bandon's rain year is Oct 01 thru Sep 30
Detailed weather history data & graphs
Ten day weather forecast

Tsunami info      Flood hazard map      Tsunami evacuation map

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Western infrared satellite image      

Video: Quick and Easy Brownies

A typical day in Bandon



Bandon photo submitted by Stacey S

Bandon photo submitted by Penny

Bandon photo submitted by Penny W

Bandon photo submitted by Steve M

An unused Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection

Bandon photo submitted by Melissa H

Bandon photo submitted by Minga


Ask Mongo
Dear Mongo: Where can I get food to go for lunch?

Mongo: Try the chicken salad sandwich at the Shoestring Cafe. Open for breakfast & lunch, closed on weekends.

Tide Table




2015 Boardwalk art

Mongo's song pick of the day: Smashing Pumpkins - 'Galapagos'

joke of the day
John Kerry walks into a bar.
The bartender says, "Why the long face?"

Beach Safety


Call the cops!

Terry Garner & pig on river dock

Bad Tattoo

From the archives


Video: Scenes from 'Looper' (2012), the #25 best science fiction movie of all time

mongo and minga


Future events
Apr 03, Canceled: Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
Apr 04, Postponed: 'Sights, Sounds, and Stories of Bandon in the Roaring 20s' at the Bandon Museum
Apr 05, Canceled: Sweet Creek Falls hike w/South Coast Striders
Apr 10-12, Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Apr 11, Second Saturday Art Walk, Brookings
Apr 13, Movie Night at the Library: 'A New Kind of Love' (1963)
Apr 13, City Council meeting, the agenda
Apr 14, Art class at Art By The Sea Gallery
Apr 18, Bandon Earth Day
May 21, Sweet Speeches at the Sprague
June 20-21, Oregon Cheese Festival, Central Point
Jul 18-19, 'BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay', Mill Casino

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